H.R. 3535 (111th): ALERT Drivers Act


Sep 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district


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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 23, United States Code, to reduce the amount of Federal highway funding available to States that do not enact a law prohibiting an individual from sending or receiving text messages while operating a motor vehicle.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1536 (Related)
ALERT Drivers Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2009

H.R. 5097 (Related)
Erica’s Law

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2010

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3535” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Sep 8, 2009


12 cosponsors (11D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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